Valued for their innovation when they were first introduced and loved today for their novelty and nostalgia, arcade games are a significant contribution to the history of American gaming. Although we’ve all played them as kids, and still might even enjoy them from time to time as adults in present times, we might not fully realize the cultural impact that these machines have had on our lives and the gaming industry today.
Downloadable games and content have come a long way over the years. This is not a recent technology, although it has dramatically changed over the years. Gamers in this generation have it a lot better than gamers did back in the day. Before you could download games straight to your Vita, Wii, or PS3 there were other forms of downloadable games. The downloadable games of today are nothing like the games of the past.
Fire has been one of the major, most remarkable and breakthrough discoveries made by early human beings. The ability to control and use the fire, which is one of the most powerful natural forces, has brought about significant developments and progress in the history of mankind. It was during the Early Stone Age man invented fire or more precisely, invented how to generate and control fire. Fire has been useful in many ways even to the early man; it helped him stay warm, cook food, offered protection from animals, and served as a source of light.
There has always been a huge debate about the violence that appears in video games. Games like Grand Theft Auto, Death Race, and one of the many war games have been debated as increasing the violent tendency in individuals. Some scientists have stated that violent games should be banned for increasing aggressors, while other scientists claim that the games are actually a way for people to expel any violent tendencies.
Online gaming has become a huge market. There are games to fit almost any type of personality. Some are free and are great for quick spurts of fun while others are a little more costly but can provide hours of entertainment. Handheld devices and Social Networking has given a huge boost to online gaming. It seems like now you cannot even sign online without receiving a request to join a friend in an online game. Online gaming has not always been that way. There were times when it was rather difficult and quite expensive to participate in the online gaming community.
Recent rises in the cost of energy have left many looking toward alternative sources, namely solar energy to power their homes and lives. The sun is an excellent source of energy that the world has attempted to effectively harness power from for the last 30 years, with large strides being made in a very short amount of time.
Cosmetic surgery as we know it was first defined by the Greeks as ‘plastikos’ or ‘body tissue being reshaped and moulded to improve aesthetic appeal’. Ancient tribes found across the world, such as North American Indians and those from African cultures are known for altering their body tissues in ways that include:
Podcasting has become a popular medium for people getting their voices heard across the Internet. But where did it all start?
Although the term was coined in 2004, it actually came from an idea way back in 2000 before the Internet truly had the capacity for sharing information it has today – before broadband.
When CEO and co-founder of Pinterest Ben Silbermann helped develop the social network sharing site, I’m not sure he imagined it exploding with popularity. It’s taken the online world by storm and turned the chaos of internet browsing into neatly organized boards with pinned photos that represent a favorite blog, recipe webpage, craft instructions, or most any other type of website. Users can peruse through other pinner’s pins and share any that might strike their fancy, pinning onto one of their own boards.
Little Brother is Taking Over
Although gramophone records were first commercially produced in America in the year 1892, they would not be broadcast over audio radio waves for another fourteen years when, in 1906, a contralto vocal of William Handel’s Largo was transmitted by Reginald Fessenden. And then it took another three years for someone to come up with the idea of regularly announcing the records, thus in 1909 the role of the disc jockey was born.